Francis Slay

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Committee to Decide Fate of Forest Park Statue

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is seeking a special committee to consider whether the city’s Confederate Memorial should be moved out of Forest Park.

04/22/2015

St. Louis developer Paul McKee. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

North St. Louis’ Largest Developer in Big Money Trouble

A lawsuit filed by the Cornbelt Bank asks that McKee’s north-side redevelopment properties be put into receivership.

04/10/2015

An exterior view of the Edward Jones Dome taken before the game between the St. Louis Rams and the Buffalo Bills at the Edward Jones Dome on September 28, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Calls on County to Cover Jones Dome Refurb, But Will It?

Gov. Nixon wants St. Louis city, the state, and private interests to fund a new NFL stadium. He says the county should fund rehabbing the Edward Jones Dome

04/02/2015

Work continues in March 2015 on the restoration of downtown's Arcade building, which will house 254 apartment units and classroom, art gallery and auditorium space for Webster University. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Looking to Live in Downtown St. Louis? Good Luck.

93 percent of all the housing units downtown are occupied, up 1 percent from the year before, say the latest stats from Downtown STL Inc.

03/27/2015

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

More Police Officers and a ‘No Violence Alliance’ – What’s the Status?

Mayor Slay says aldermen have to approve plan for more police, and Kansas City lessons are still being digested.

03/24/2015

After a March 13, 2015 news conference, Peggy O'Dell, deputy director National Park Service; St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay; Col. Anthony Mitchell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and Louis Signorelli of the St. Louis city parks department joined others in an assembly line to put together native seed packets for distribution to YMCA summer youth camps.

Get The Kids Outdoors

U.S. Department of Interior “50 Cities” program funds job creation and youth programs in St. Louis

03/14/2015

Larry and Chris Rice talk about lawsuit to stop St. Louis City Hall from restricting its help to homeless. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

New Life Center Fights to Help the Homeless

The New Life Evangelistic Center for the homeless warns St. Louis City Hall a lawsuit is coming.

02/24/2015

Michael Brown Casket

Mourners Gather on 6-Month Anniversary of Brown’s Death

After the vigil, some participants demonstrated outside the Ferguson Police Department. Police arrested several protesters.

02/10/2015

Steve Stenger (KMOX file photo)

Partial Answer from Stenger on Police Help in the City

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger wouldn’t elaborate, but wasn’t cold to the idea either.

02/05/2015

Photo: Getty / Jewel Samad

St. Louis Mayor Slay Meets with Judges About Stricter Sentences

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says at least some judges are hearing his concerns – stricter sentences for violent offenders is what he wants to see.

02/04/2015

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